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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

Posted 15 Dec 2011 by doirinne 28 answers

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am keeping total daily carbs under 45grams per day. Total calories < 1400. PROTEIN = 60-80GRAMS PER DAY. ...

Humalog Pen - Is anyone having trouble with the mechanics of the Humalog Kwik pen?

Posted 13 Jun 2011 by beanie52 23 answers

I had a new pen the dial did not click when dialed and the plunger would not go in or even budge. I took another from the box, same thing. After the third pen I had insulin. It was a Sunday night and I am so glad I had pens on hand. What would happen if it were my last new pen and would not inject. ...

Humalog vs Novolog (Novalog): What's the difference?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Humalog and Novolog (Novalog) are both insulins used in the treatment of diabetes. But what are the differences and similarities between them?

Levemir vs Lantus: What's the Difference?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Levemir and Lantus are both types of insulin. But which one works for longer and which one has fewer side effects?

If there is anyone with diabetes taking Xarelto, do you find that your blood sugar levels are much?

Posted 12 Apr 2013 by lovisa laholm 12 answers

... higher than before Xarelto? I am a type II diabetic but am now taking insulin. Since I started Xarelto (about a month ago), I find that my blood sugar levels are far higher than before Xarelto, even though I have increased my insulin by three times the usual amount and still can't bring it ...

Can cephalexin raise my blood sugar?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by martyd1953 3 answers

I have been on the medication for 5 days and my sugar has been high, 250 to 300 and I take insulin.

Toujeo vs Tresiba - What's the difference between them?

Posted 29 Jun 2018 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Insulin - How many "units" are in a 3ml vial?

Posted 25 Apr 2013 by coastalcajun 1 answer

Humulin N was prescribed for my cat at 2.5 units twice a day.

Is anyone taking metformin, glipized & insulin with Victoza?

Posted 13 Jun 2011 by polarbabe75 6 answers

I'm wondering about the combination. When I first started the Victoza I lost weight and A1C lowered. I've gained 1//2 of the weight back and A1C gradually going up. The doctor has me on Max of Metformin & 3-4 glipizide daily. He also put me on 15 units of Lantus. he did all this when ...

Will the use of cyclobenzaprine effect your blood sugar to make it go higher?

Posted 23 Sep 2012 by kitten001 3 answers

If a diabetic with type 2 uses this medicine will it effect the insulin levels and result in higher levels

Do the unopened NovoLog flexpens need to be refrigerated? Same Q for Lantus SoloStar. Thanks?

Posted 9 Feb 2012 by jfleetwd 1 answer

I am new to injecting insulin and am not sure if the FlexPens I'm using need to be refrigerated. I know that the one I'm using does not have to be for 28 days but the remaining ones in the box, I'm not sure about.

I just started taking insulin, Novolin N (vial contains 100 units/ml, 10 ml)?

Posted 19 May 2010 by Noddinoff 1 answer

My question is if I take 12 units a day, how many days will the vial last? It's supposed to be a 3 mo. supply but I'm not sure how the mls and units relate to each other

Does grapefruit juice interact with metoprolol, hydrocodone, insulin, fenofibrate, aspirin?

Posted 1 Jan 2013 by robesc30646 2 answers

I need to know what effect grapefruit juice would have on any of the above listed medications, whether adversely or otherwise. In other words, will grapefruit juice mixed with a small amount of alcohol in a mixed drink cause unusual or adverse reactions. My physician states no as long as the mixed ...

Side effects if diabetic, obese, take oxycontin/oxycodone and percoset?

Posted 26 Jul 2014 by webdmw 3 answers

Severe diabetes, insulin injections daily, take scrips for oxycontin, percoset (oxycodone) and severe obesity, accompanied by pain in back, neck, etc.

Is Milk Thistle Good For Reduce or Eliminate The Insulin Resistant? or Can Eliminate Diabetes T-2?

Posted 3 May 2012 by leduardo53 5 answers

I read in many website that Milk Thistle can lower the Glucose level and cure the Diabetes type 2 and I wonder if it is real statement? Thanks for answer

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